Major General Leah G. Lauderback '04
Master of Science in Administration
Director of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Space Force
Maj. Gen. Leah G. Lauderback is the Director of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Space Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia. In this capacity, she serves as the senior Intelligence Advisor to the Chief of Space Operations and is responsible to the Secretary of the Air Force and Chief of Space Operations for policy formulation, planning, evaluation, oversight and leadership of Space Force intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities.
Maj. Gen. Lauderback received her commission in 1993 from Clemson University. Her career as an intelligence officer spans the strategic, tactical and operational levels of war throughout the Pacific, Central, and European theaters of operation. She commanded at the Wing, Group and Squadron levels, served as the Senior Military Assistant to the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, and led as the Director of Intelligence for the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, Southwest Asia. She is a graduate and former instructor of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School. Her operational tours include the Implementation Force – Bosnia Herzegovina, operations Southern Watch, Iraqi Freedom, Odyssey Dawn and Inherent Resolve.
1993 Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Clemson University,
1997 Distinguished Graduate, Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2004 Master of Science in Administration, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant
2006 Master of Science in Strategic Intelligence, Joint Military Intelligence College, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C.
2007 Joint Forces Staff College, National Defense University, Norfolk, Va.
2012 Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies, Naval War College, Newport, R.I.